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our candidates for the house or people just as frustrated as you are played they are leaders who are ready to serve. we have mary nick fallon, the first female fighter pilot to fight in combat. she will fight in congress, just like she did in uniform grid will heard is a successful businessman whose district has seen firsthand the consequences of the president's failure to secure the american border. we are talking to minnesota farmers about the anti-energy and tax policies that make it harder for them. in florida, carlos cole bello, a a freshuban exiles, voice washington sorely needs. these are some of our great
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candidates. i invite you to visit nrcc.org to learn more about them. this is one of those moments where americans conceive -- can seize the initiative for themselves. it will be about obamacare. it will also be about holding washington accountable. this november, americans can reject complacency and the incompetence and begin to restore a government that works for us, not against us. we are all in this together, and if we pull together, we can set our nation on a hopeful but prosperous course. with that, i thank you for listening. >> next, speeches by the candidates running for the u.s. senate seat in kentucky. than a conversation with the founder of architects and engineers for 9/11 troops. that, a discussion about conspiracy theories and their impact on national security. >> american artifacts on
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american history tv. the weekend, or visit national security archives at george washington university reveals the classified documents about the gulf of tonkin in vietnam. 50 years ago this week, congress passed the gulf of tonkin resolution, giving president johnson broad powers to wage war in southeast asia. american artifacts, sunday at 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. eastern watch more next week and while congress is in recess, american history tv will be in primetime today through friday, featuring events on watergate. american history tv on c-span3. the annual fancy farm picnic was held today in kentucky. among the speakers, the candidates in this year's senate race. republican senate leader mitch mcconnell and democratic secretary of state anderson wondered in grimes. other speakers included kentucky governor steve bashir and senator rand paul.
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beshear is first to speak in this 30-minute portion of the picnic. >> thank you. thank you very much. excuse me just one minute. i'm sorry. i just had to get one less photo of the senator before kentucky voters retire him in november. and retire him they will.
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kentuckians are tired of the partisan bickering in washington. they are tired of dysfunctional government. they are tired of name-calling. obstructionismof . senator mcconnell has been chief obstructionist for the last 30 years. yes, it is time for a change. send allison wondered in grimes to the united states senate. in contrast to washington, d.c., we still know how to make democracy work in the commonwealth of kentucky. republicans control the state senate.
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statehouseontrol the . we are a divided government, and yet, kentucky pala -- pass a balanced budget. we have improved funding for schools. we have raised our dropout age. we've expanded substance abuse treatment and cracked down on prescription drug abuse. we've reformed our pension system. we have protected our seniors. we expanded preschool access. that is why our schools are ranked in the top 10 in the country. we have exceeded export records each of the last two years. that is why we are number one in business growth. is all ofary thing that cooperation come november could vanish in the blink of an
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eye. republicans have set their sights on taking over the kentucky house in november. that's all right. that's all right because republicans in the state house have a track record, and that track record is voting against progressive government and progressive ideas. if they get control of the house, kentucky will no longer be progressing in the commonwealth of kentucky or around this country. you don't have to take my word for it. look at their record. proposed sorely needed raises for our teachers. house republicans voted against those raises. who control the house joined with senator he
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public is, and they passed teacher raises. senate republicans, and they passed teacher raises. when it comes to increases in classroom funding, textbooks, technology, house republicans again said no, but house democrats who control the house joined with senate republicans, and they stood up and said yes to our kids. when it comes to the bridges we , houserting to build republicans voted against funding those projects, but house democrats stepped up with senate republicans, and by golly, we are funding those bridges. we are going to see them in western kentucky. -- comes tos day building on 69, widening on 65, improving the parkway, house
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republicans said no, but house democrats joined with senate republicans and voted for those critical western kentucky projects. when it came time to expand high-speed broadband and move kentucky the 21st century and create jobs, house republicans again said no way, but house democrats joined with senate republicans, and they passed broadband access. you're going to create a lot of jobs in the 21st century. listen to me -- look at the record -- if republicans take control of the state house, they will try to run the state just like mitch mcconnell tries to , by saying no to progressive ideas, by obstructing, by being divisive, and by putting partisan politics and personal power above
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everything else. that won't be good for kentucky, just as it hasn't been good for the united states of america. kentucky needs leaders who care .bout kentucky families we need leaders who think that it is their job to create jobs and who will vote to move this state forward. that is why we need alison lundergan grimes and washington, d.c. we need to put the kentucky house in the hands of the democrats. thank you all very much.
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hosting the for 134th annual fancy farm picnic. it is great to be back in west kentucky. for senatorcrowd mcconnell's retirement party! you sure know how to throw party. the barbecue smells so good, even jesse james stopped holding his nose. mcconnell, with all of this great barbecue, trust me, there is no way i'm going to leave here today an empty dress. you know, it is not easy being mitch mcconnell.
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he has been in washington, d.c. he thinks dukes in kentucky as clover let us not. news fornews -- good clover let. if mitch mcconnell doesn't know where your town is, it makes it harder for him to ship your jobs overseas. don't worry. you are not alone. mitch mcconnell thought -- forgot about most kentuckians a long time ago. truly, it has been a hard year for mitch mcconnell. 35 is my age. that is also senator mcconnell's approval rating. senator is worried about the results in november when you see his campaign manager wearing a niche for governor 2015 button. .orry, hal
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when you see senator mcconnell an eye on the same stage, you realize only one of us believes women deserve equal pay for equal work. mcconnell were a tv show, he would be "mad men," treating women unfairly, stuck in 1968, and ending the season. i don't know what is more dysfunctional, senator, the way you run your campaign or your washington, d.c. after three decades in washington, you've just given up. you don't care about us anymore. see --to you, do you d.c. doesn't care. when it gives -- when it comes to giving kentuckians a fighting chance in increasing the minimum wage, mitch mcconnell doesn't care. i do. it's not a minimum wage.
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--is a living wage that alma that all kentuckians need and deserve. when it comes to supporting our seniors, mitch mcconnell doesn't care. i do. our seniors, like my grandmother, deserve to have a united states senator that will fight to protect and strengthen medicare and social security, not dismantle it. when it comes to our students being able to afford college, mitch mcconnell, well, he doesn't care. i do. bail outonnell made wall street, but i will have the backs of our students and graduates, students like clay williams. he deserves the opportunity to earn a degree, not that. -- deb t. when it comes to being a woman and being treated equally in the commonwealth of kentucky, mitch mcconnell doesn't care.
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i do. senator, the women of kentucky are here today to send you a barriers fore women have not been lowered because you are standing in our way. $.76 on every dollar is not acceptable, and equal pay for equal work is not preferential treatment. this is not a woman's issue. this is a family issue. when it comes to labor, mitch mcconnell doesn't care. i do. bargaining is a fundamental right of our american partners. labor has lifted millions out of --erty and help workers workers. when it comes to our kentucky coal miners, mitch mcconnell doesn't care. i do. , stand here today proudly
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endorsed by the united mine workers of america. they are standing shoulder to shoulder to -- with me because they are tired of the hot air from senator mcconnell. they are ready for a senator who will fight for their jobs. when it comes to the jobs that we so need in the commonwealth of kentucky, mitch mcconnell doesn't care. i do. while mitch mcconnell may not think it is his job to bring jobs to the commonwealth, as your u.s. senator, it will be my number one priority. kentuckians deserve to have a senator that will put them back to work. i wanted to put aside the and you willcks, see one of us represents the washington establishment. one of us represents the -- represents kentucky.
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one of us represents the past. one of us represents the future. we want six more years, yet another term? one of us knows kentucky deserves better. if youians are asking, are a woman who wants to be treated equally and paid fairly, who do you think speaks for you? asking, if youe dream big and don't want to settle for second best, who do you think will share your vision? kentuckians are asking, if you are a worker and worried about your job going overseas, who do you think will fight for you? washington, d.c. hasn't been working for far too long. 30 years is long enough. infrastructure to agriculture to --cation and manufacturing
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it is time we had a senator that the people of the state instead of partisan political interests. folks, i wanted to take a look at the two of us here on the stage. if mitch mcconnell has his way, it is the last time he will be willing to appear with me. senator, i will be at the kentucky farm bureau. you should be, too. think thatu seem to the president is on the ballot this year. he is not. this race is between me and you and the people of kentucky. we intend to hold you accountable for your 30 years of failed leadership. you can run from the people of kentucky. you can refuse to answer the questions. senator, you can't hide. i intend to hold you accountable. i don't need hound dogs to track you down. thank you. god bless the commonwealth of
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kentucky and each and every one of you. >> senator mitch mcconnell? >> all right. >ok. for all of the out-of-towners, this is the place where republicans tell it like it is. jack conway curses. ar drones on about obamacare. alison lundergan grimes unveils her foreign policy.
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fun, but there are serious problems confronting our country. president acts like he is on a pga tour. down to the't go border to see the immigration crisis for himself. he said he didn't like photo ops. thens taken more selfies flat stanley. credit.y opponent be knows barack obama can't counted on to do anything about the crisis on the border. -- this week, she came up with her own plan to keep folks from streaming into our country. missile-defense.
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that the obama administration and their liberal allies are making america weaker .t home and abroad by any standard, barack obama has been a disaster for our country. you think about it, that is what you get for electing someone with no experience. he was only two years into his first job when he started campaigning for the next one. sound familiar? millionsign raised from extreme liberals. sound familiar? he really didn't have any qualifications at all. sound familiar? trouble,e he got in and his inexperience became
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obvious, he called and bill clinton. sound familiar? look, the lesson we learned is that we will never make that mistake again. here in kentucky, we need leadership that understands that a doughnut burger isn't a reason to ruin our health care system. the so much turmoil around world, we can't afford a leader who thinks the west bank is a hollywood fundraiser. you see, kentucky is under attack from barack obama's administration, and we need to fight back. there is only one thing barack obama needs to keep his grip on power. .e needs the u.s. senate that is why all of these people from "the new york times" are out here in western kentucky. for obama and his liberal buddies in the media, coming to
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kentucky is like foreign travel. these guys can't tell the difference between a coal miner and a european male model. but you know, they think they know what is best for all of the rest of us. they know that as long as they can hold the senate with their kentucky candidate, they can do anything they want. they make fun of us at cocktail parties. they say we are bitter countryfolk who cling to our guns and our religion. i've had about enough of that. we are not going to take it anymore. needs to wagebama his war on coal. we know what we need to do to stop him.
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they know they need to force obamacare on us. we know what we need to do to repeal it. keep tow they need to continue mocking our values. them.n't going to let our convictions are just set aside for saturdays and holidays. we hold our values every single day. it is time, my friends, to rise up and fight back. people who are hurting out there and need us. there is only one way, just one in 2014.hange america to beginonly one way
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to go in a different direction. that is to change the senate and make me the leader of a new majority to take america in a different direction. >> thank you. thank you. thank you.
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can we have a moment of silence for a poem? there once was a woman from who thought and politics should be lucky, so she flew to l.a. for a hollywood bash. she came home in a flash with buckets of cash. coalberals she whispers, makes you sick. she claims, coal makes us tick. to the liberals, she sells her soul, the same ones who hate kentucky coal. thing that we know is true, one thing we know is guaranteed, she would cast her first vote for harry reid.
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grimes' real pledge is to obama, her first vote is for read -- re if thatas for kentucky, happens, it is too bad indeed. i wish it were only a limerick. i wish it were a bad dream, but i'm only worried, and truly worried, that kentucky could let hollywood select our next senator. does anybody want hollywood to pick our next senator? of dollars are flowing from the left coast to the grimes campaign. environmental extremists who are trying to kill kentucky jobs are bankrolling the grimes campaign. nightmare if grimes were elected. her first vote is for harry
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reid. this would effectively kill any initiatives to protect kentucky jobs. years, senator mcconnell and i have proposed getting rid of the overzealous regulations of the obama administration. harry reid killed every one of those. voteshe takes the first for harry reid, she kills any chance of ever resurrecting the kentucky coal industry. does anybody here want president obama to pick our next senator? president obama didn't try to trick us. he was quite explicit. he said he would bankrupt coal, and he is doing everything he can to get it done. it is happening before our very eyes.
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travel to the coal country, and you see despair on the faces of those who are unemployed. two you want a supporter of obama and harry reid to be your next senator? if, god forbid, miss grimes are -- is elected, her first vote would be for harry reid. that vote would effectively kill any chance of us ever trying to protect those kentucky jobs. a vote for grimes is essentially a vote for the obama-reid agenda. presidentet the continued to kill kentucky jobs. barack obama has one goal, to hang onto the senate. barack obama needs grimes. to stop barack obama, kentucky
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needs mcconnell. to implement obamacare, obama needs grimes. to repeal and replace it, kentucky needs mcconnell. coal,tinue waging war on obama needs grimes. to fight back and defend coal, kentucky needs mcconnell. to spend every last dime of our money, obama needs grimes. letalance the budget, to taxpayers keep their paychecks, kentucky needs mcconnell. obama needs grimes. kentucky can't afford her and her liberal pals. kentucky needs mcconnell.
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kentucky needs a commonsense conservative. to defend our jobs, to defend our values, to defend our way of life, there is only one choice for kentuckians this year -- mitch [applause] >> next, conversation with one of the founders of architects and engineers for 9/11 truth. about conspiracy theories and the impact of notch a security. the president awarding the 2013 national hearts and humanity medals,. . directing member of the environment and public works committee talks about the carbon rules, and

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